The White House
Attn: Greetings Office
Washington, D.C. 20502-0039
Please review these guidelines carefully before sending your request to the White House.
U.S. CITIZENS ONLY. The White House will send greetings to United States citizens only, for special occasions as outlined below.
ADVANCE NOTICE REQUIRED. Your request must be received six (6) weeks in advance of the event date. We make every effort to honor every request, but we cannot guarantee a greeting if this guideline is not met. (Greetings are generally not sent after the event date.)
ANNIVERSARY GREETINGS. Anniversary greetings are extended only to those couples who are celebrating their 50th (and subsequent) wedding anniversary.
BIRTHDAY GREETINGS. Birthday greetings will be sent only to individuals 80 years of age and above.
REQUIRED INFORMATION. Please include the following in your request:
-Name and home address of honoree(s)
-Form of address (Mr., Ms., Mrs., Dr., Miss, etc.)
-Exact date of occasion (month, day, year)
-Age (birthdays) or number of years of marriage
-Your (the requestor's) name and daytime phone number
-Wedding (Include couple's married names and current or new address)
WHEN TO EXPECT YOUR GREETING. In most cases, greetings will be mailed from the White House approximately ten (10) days prior to the event.